Description: The Larks Head
Knot is one of the most frequently used
decorative knots in Macrame. Another name
for this knot is the Cow Hitch.
Since this knot is a "hitch", it is used
frequently in the mounting
process. That's when you attach
one cord to another, or onto a ring, dowel or
The Reverse Larks Head is
also described on this page. It's a very
important variation, so please practice it, too.
It's used when you need to turn the knot
around so it resembles a Double Half
Also on this page are instructions for a unique
application of this important knot. It's called
the Nestled Mount.
It was found in a book written in 1899, so it's
a vintage knot, and is not very well known.